Churchill Polar Bear Pictures

Some of our Churchill and polar bear pictures.


Churchill in Manitoba is the world capital for polar bears. We spent 2 weeks in the Churchill area to photograph polar bears. Here are some of our images from Churchill as well as from some (cute) polar bears.


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photo of Quick Polar Bear Facts Quick Polar Bear Facts
Here are a few quick facts about the world's largest land carnivore - the polar bear.

Churchill: October 21 - November 6, 2007.
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An average adult male polar bear can weigh up to 300-600 kilograms, making it the largest land carnivore in the world.

Churchill: October 21 - November 6, 2007.
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photo of Tundra Buggy Adventure Churchill Manitoba Tundra Buggy Adventure Churchill Manitoba
Passengers on a Tundra Buggy Adventure tour from Churchill are almost always guaranteed of a good look at a polar bear on the shores of Hudson Bay, Manitoba.

Churchill: October 21 - November 6, 2007.
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photo of Polar Bear Habitat Hudson Bay Manitoba Polar Bear Habitat Hudson Bay Manitoba
The perfect habitat for a polar bear is the icy tundra along the shores of Hudson Bay in Manitoba near Churchill.

Churchill: October 21 - November 6, 2007.
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photo of Polar Bear Food Hudson Bay Canada Polar Bear Food Hudson Bay Canada
For a polar bear, food is scarce during the summer and fall months. Although they generally fast through until winter they will take whatever food comes their way.

Churchill: October 21 - November 6, 2007.
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photo of Cute Sleeping Polar Bear Picture Cute Sleeping Polar Bear Picture
A cute young polar bear takes a nap on a rocky ledge near Churchill in Manitoba, Canada.

Churchill: October 21 - November 6, 2007
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photo of Picture Of A Walking Polar Bear Churchill Picture Of A Walking Polar Bear Churchill
With its nose on full alert, a polar bear walks across the icy tundra near the town of Churchill, Manitoba, Canada.

Churchill: October 21 - November 6, 2007.
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photo of Cute Polar Bear Churchill Manitoba Cute Polar Bear Churchill Manitoba
A slightly sleepy, cute polar bear relaxes on the snow covered tundra in the Churchill Wildlife Management Area, Manitoba, Canada.

Churchill: October 21 - November 6, 2007.
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photo of Polar Bear Habits Hudson Bay Manitoba Polar Bear Habits Hudson Bay Manitoba
One of the habits of a polar bear is sleeping all day long. This is in order to conserve their energy until the pack ice builds up in Hudson Bay allowing them to hunt for food.

Churchill: October 21 - November 6, 2007.
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photo of Global Warming Symbol Polar Bear Global Warming Symbol Polar Bear
The polar bear has become the main symbol of global warming in the world with the loss of its habitat.

Churchill: October 21 - November 6, 2007
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photo of Polar Bear Environment Churchill Manitoba Polar Bear Environment Churchill Manitoba
The polar bear feels most at home in the bitter cold environment of Hudson Bay near Churchill, Manitoba and four other countries which surround the North Pole.

Churchill: October 21 - November 6, 2007.
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photo of Ursus Maritimus Hudson Bay Manitoba Ursus Maritimus Hudson Bay Manitoba
The scientific name for a polar bear is Ursus Maritimus. The polar bear is a marine mammal and one of the best places to see them is in Churchill, on the shores of Hudson Bay, Manitoba.

Churchill: October 21 - November 6, 2007.
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photo of Polar Bear Diet Hudson Bay Manitoba Polar Bear Diet Hudson Bay Manitoba
The diet of a polar bear consists mainly of ringed or other seals however at the end of a long summer they will eat nearly anything found along the shores of Hudson Bay.

Churchill: October 21 - November 6, 2007.
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photo of Polar Bear Sow And Cub Hudson Bay Canada Polar Bear Sow And Cub Hudson Bay Canada
A polar bear cub will stay with a sow until it is weened at around 2-3 years at which stage it is separated from its mother.

Churchill: October 21 - November 6, 2007.
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photo of Polar Bear Watching Tundra Buggy Churchill Polar Bear Watching Tundra Buggy Churchill
The question is who's watching who? During a Tundra Buggy Adventure tour in Churchill, a baby polar bear checks out the passengers.
Churchill: October 21 - November 6, 2007.
Polar Bear, Ursus maritimus, 11 months old...
photo of Polar Bear Tourists Churchill Polar Bear Tourists Churchill
Being the largest land carnivore means that a polar bear doesn't necessarily run from tourists, even when they get close in the Churchill Wildlife Management Area.

Churchill: October 21 - November 6, 2007.
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photo of Polar Bear Watching Churchill Polar Bear Watching Churchill
Sniffing us out, we wonder if we're watching this polar bear or is he watching us?

Churchill: October 21 - November 6, 2007.
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photo of Close Polar Bear Encounter Churchill Close Polar Bear Encounter Churchill
It's not often you get close to a polar bear but a close encounter is a thrilling experience in Churchill, Manitoba, Canada.

Churchill: October 21 - November 6, 2007.
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